The August Conference is certain to inspire writers who enjoy high adventure and variety. They are proud to present the very best talent to discuss their writing secrets: highlighting biography, business writing, ghost stories, chick lit and hot romance including great historical fiction. Steve Berry will entertain with his research adventures that go into creating incredible, circuitous and obscure ancient symbolism and history that take his readers on thriller rides of the highest order. – You won’t want to miss this one!
Author – Steve Berry, The Venetian Betrayal, The Romanov Prophecy, The Paris Vendetta, The Charlemagne Pursuit, The Third Secret, The Templar Legacy, The Alexandria Link, The Amber Room, among others.
Author – Haywood Smith, “My Life: A True Southern Adventure Story.” The Red Hat Club, Wedding Belles, Queen Bee of Mimosa Branch, Border Lord, Highland Princess, Secret in Satin, among others.
Author/Professor – Jonathan Rabb, “Place as Character in Historical Fiction.” Rosa and Shadow and Light. He teaches Creative Writing at both NYU and SCAD.
Author – Vincent Coppolla,The Siciliian Judge: Anthony Alaimo, An American Hero, Quest, Uneasy Warriors: Coming Back Home, The Perilous Journey of the Green Berets.
Author – Anna DeStefano, “The Character Driven Story.” – Dark Legacy, Winter Heat,The Perfect Daughterseries. An award winning novelist for Harlequin and Silhouette.
Author, Tom Dennard, “Putting Your Passion into Print” – Born a Ramblin’ Man, Discovering Life’s Trails, Buzzard’s Roost, plus adventure editor for SplashMagazine.
Author – Karen McElmurray “From Memory to Memoir: Telling Stories From the Heart.”- The Motel of the Stars, Surrendered Child: A Birth Mother’s Journey.
Author – J.M. Lacey, “Writing For Businesses.” – A professional freelance writer with fourteen years of corporate experience. She also writes women’s literature and novels.
Author – Ron Miller, “Mining Your Life for Writing Material.”- Horse Bones: Twelve Tales of Secrets and Legends.
Author – David Rocklin, “Visibility at All Cost.” – The Luminist